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The Abused R&G
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2904  Thursday, 27 December 2001

From:           L. Swilley <
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Date:           Monday, 24 Dec 2001 17:54:51 -0600
Subject:        The Abused R&G

>We have students asking (1) if Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are intended
>to be Jewish and (2) if Shakespeare uses them to exploit the
>anti-Semitism that seems to have been the norm in early modern England.
>My answer, as it often is, is "I don't know." Can anyone help?

If anti- rather than pro-Semitism is Shakespeare


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